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Eligibility Requirements – Inurnment
Eligibility for Inurnment at the Naval Academy Columbarium
Those eligible for inurnment in the Naval Academy Columbarium
Officers, midshipmen, or enlisted persons of the Navy or
Marine Corps on active duty at the Naval Academy, Naval
Station, Annapolis, or the staff of the Naval Medical Clinic,
All Naval Academy graduates.
Unremarried widow(er) of one inurned or eligible for
inurnment in the Naval Academy Columbarium. Such inurnments
will be in the same niche as the spouse.
Stillborn and infant children of officers or enlisted
persons on active duty at the Naval Academy; Naval Station,
Annapolis; or the Naval Medical Clinic, Annapolis. For
purposes of this regulation, an infant is considered to be a
child who has not reached 7 years of age. Such inurnments
shall be in the same niche as the eligible sponsor.
Unremarried widow(er) of Naval Academy graduates who have
no known grave (i.e., lost at sea, etc.).
Civilian faculty members who complete at least 20 years
service at the Naval Academy and are associate or honorary
members of the Naval Academy Alumni Association.
Graduates of the Air Force Academy or West Point who cross
commissioned to the Navy or Marine Corps and complete 20
years of commissioned service.
Distinguished Graduates of the Naval Academy.
Others whose inurnment is specifically approved by the
There shall be no reservations for future inurnments in the
Naval Academy Columbarium. Niches are assigned sequentially at
the time of need.